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Hard Lines : Phrases



Meaning:

Bad luck; hardship.


Example:

For future cyclists, following Lance Armstrong's lead is a
hard line to follow.


Origin:

In Psalm 16.6:
The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage, referring to lines marking out the boundaries of the speaker's land and home. Hence, linescame to mean one's position in life. As an extension hard lines related to bad fortune.















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